Venues are still running on limited capacities but through the fog the green shoots are starting to emerge. Is culture dying in Dublin or ready to fight?
Continuing on with the excellent series of benefits is the latest Locked in the dressing Room comps. As the light is starting to emerge on live music once again it will be more difficult to remember how many venues and staff were left with no income. For most reading this blog live music was a pulse we clung on to. We looked forward to the camaraderie of gigs, the explosion of sound and sight on stage as our world revolved so much around music. That came to a halt as we re-assesed and some tried to recreate that experience online. But it was difficult. Live In the Dressing Room was created to show support to venues by the musicians.
This weeks Hope Show is available to listen to here Joe Solo - The Revolution Will ComeAntidoto - PerderorBear Away - East CaostThe Radiators - Kitty RicketsSoft On Crime - RubyanneToodles and the hectic pity - Sugar LoafThe Armed - A Life so WonderfulWe Were promised Jetpacks - When I Know MoreThe Menstrual Cramps - … Continue reading Hope Show 159 – the Lowdown
Thursday tunes this week from Vomit lead singer Lee Campbell in advance of their onslaught in Dublin's Thomas House this weekend
This weeks punk, indie, folk and alternative gigs in Dublin
This weeks punk, indie and interesting gigs in Dublin
Fibbers will keep you busy this weekend with Shithatt, the Nilz and Buck Eejit there on Friday and Headstone Horrors playing on Saturday with Audible Joes and Four Men Dead. That might keep you from the Vulpynes on Sturday in the Academy. If you still have some energy pop down to the Wild Duck for … Continue reading This weeks Gigs – Sep 23 -30
A nice weekend ahead for straight forward punk rock. Angry Agenda have had to pull out of travelling but United Bottles will keep the street singalong vibe going on Saturday in the Undergorund. The Alternative Sunday Social is still flying along with Dubtones providing your Sunday afternoon tunes this week. An interesting start to the … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – May 18 – 24
Some real punk rock beauties are on this week. There's Night of the punks with Trouble Pilgrims, Lee Harvey's and Stephens Ruin Drop Dead Twice on Friday. The following night the Restarts are in town with Dubtones and the Nilz. Also that night is AIHC festival with Disguise, Grit, Overbite, Deathgrip, Flashpoint, Belwood, Strong Boys, … Continue reading This weeks gigs: Nov 26 – Dec 2
Another cracking week in store. You could spend most of the week in Whelans and get a great feel for music in ireland this week. Monday sees many in Irelands music community wearing their political heart on their sleeve as a night for Michael D takes place in the venue. Tuesday sees a night for … Continue reading This weeks Gigs – Oct 15 – 21